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femur

(fē`mər): see legleg,
one of the paired limbs of an animal used for support of the body and for locomotion. Properly, the human leg is that portion of the extremity between the foot and the thigh. This section of the human leg contains two long bones, the tibia and the fibula.
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Femur

The vertical surfaces of the triglyph left between the glyphs.

femur

[′fē·mər]
(anatomy)
The proximal bone of the hind or lower limb in vertebrates.
The thigh bone in humans, articulating with the acetabulum and tibia.

femur

The long projecting face between each channel of a triglyph.

femur

1. the longest thickest bone of the human skeleton, articulating with the pelvis above and the knee below
2. the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
3. the segment of an insect's leg nearest to the body
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We also measured intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) with the presumption that in the absence of any condition affecting intra-abdominal pressure, CVP measured by femoral site would be as reliable as internal jugular or any other thoracic site.
Unstable femoral shaft fractures: a comparison of interlocking nailing versus traction and casting methods.
The main goal of the study was to investigate whether straight nails impinged with the anterior femoral cortex due to its anatomic bowing or not.
The most common age group prone to femoral fracture was young patients age 16-30 years (n=263, 56%).
Of the 198 cases of geriatric hip fracture patients, 101 patients had femoral neck fractures, and 97 patients had intertrochanteric fractures.
According to the company, the unique Apex Femoral Nail locking options provide ultimate flexibility and control for the surgeon to choose the right fixation for each patient as well as offers an innovative locking endcap that can simultaneously lock multiple bone screws for added stability when needed.
The preoperative severity of the femoral head dislocation per Tonnis classification was as follows: Grade I in 7.98%(n=17), Grade-II in 48.35%(n=103) and Grade-III in 43.66%(n=93) hips.
Femoral hernias have higher complication ratios and urgent surgical requirements than other groin hernias, and have higher mortality and morbidity ratios (7).
As a method of visualizing the newborn femoral trochlea and the position of the patella, ultrasonography is a reliable tool to define the configuration both the osseous and cartilaginous femoral sulcus.
Dentro del triangulo femoral se encuentra la arteria femoral, que se identifica de manera caracteristica por la presencia del pulso arterial.
To identify patients with AFF of the femoral shaft and osteoporotic femoral shaft fractures, we reviewed digitized radiographs of all patients, from 3 institutions, who had sustained fractures of the femoral shaft and received acute treatment for them between 1 January 2010 and 31 December 2015.